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Drugs, Crime, and Social Isolation: Barriers to Urban Opportunity -- by Adele Harrell, George Peterson (Authors) (Book)

"Is there an urban underclass that is becoming increasingly isolated from mainstream social and economic life? If so, how does it perpetuate itself and how does it limit the opportunities of those...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Just Generosity: A New Vision for Overcoming Poverty in America -- by John DiIulio, Ronald Sider, Eugene Rivers (Authors) (Book)

Evangelical theologian and activist Sider gets down to specifics in this book about American social programs, which at points reads like a policy wonk's textbook. But it is not written so much for...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry -- by Mildred Taylor (Author) (Book - Child)

"Her Newbery Medal-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry tells the story of one African American family, fighting to stay together and strong in the face of brutal racist attacks, illness, poverty, and...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Never Cry Wolf: Amazing True Story of Life Among Artic Wolves -- by Farley Mowat (Author) (Book - Child)

"Hordes of bloodthirsty wolves are slaughtering the arctic caribou, and the government's Wildlife Service assigns naturalist Farely Mowat to investigate. Mowat is dropped alone onto the frozen tundra,...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

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The Bullying Prevention Handbook: a Guide for Principals, Teachers, and Counselors -- by Ronald Oliver, John Hoover (Authors) (Book - Parent)

Product Description "The Bullying Prevention Handbook addresses bully-victim problems at school, and can be used as a comprehensive tool for understanding, preventing, and reducing bullying. It...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21), Adulthood (22+), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5)

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Beating the Odds: Crime, Poverty and Life in the Inner City -- by Robert McNamara (Author) (Book)

"This inspiring story shares the story of a young boy who overcame the obstacles of a neglectful home life, juvenile crime, and abusive foster parents to become a successful professional. The author...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Shattered Bonds -- by Dorothy Roberts (Author) (Book)

The first book in 30 years to consider the devastating social consequences of the overwhelming numbers of black children in the child-welfare system." "The story of foster care in the United States is...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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The Slave Dancer -- by Paula Fox (Author) (Book - Child)

"Snatched from the docks of New Orleans, thirteen-year-old Jessie is own aboard a slave ship where he must play his fife so that captured slaves will 'dance,' to keep their muscles strong and their...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Old Yeller -- by Fred Gipson (Author) (Book - Child)

"At first, Travis couldn't stand the sight of Old Yeller. The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too. But he sure was clever, and a smart dog could be a big help on the wild Texas frontier,...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

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Bureau of Justice Assistance (Organization - Governmental)

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5), Infancy (<1), Toddlerhood (1-3), School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/

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